[OSM-talk] Instead of voting

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 12:27:58 BST 2009


2009/10/11 Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> John Smith wrote:
>> What exactly, in your opinion, should the talk list be used for
>> exactly, now that everything has been branched off to it's own list?
>
>  From a quick scan through the last couple of months, perhaps stuff
> like: feeds, Software Freedom Day, GPS in planes, 35 servers from
> Wikimedia Foundation, persistence of ids, mugs, a campaign about Google
> imagery, the Economist, Monopoly, the evolution of a map through time, a
> countryside mapping tool, cartography, relations vs superways, what to
> map first, OpenStreetView, getting field data, Poland, our own
> satellite, translations, definitive maps, iPhones, coastline quality,
> the amount of water on the planet, adjoining geometries, EGNOS, funny
> posters, what "blocks" mean, maps for the blind, WMS, national
> boundaries, the site title bar, national websites, expanding the API,
> Bing, spam, Panogate, automatic simplification, GPS accuracy, search
> engines indexing OSM, Local Chapters update, RC helicopters,
> multipolygon rendering, meeting minutes, video surveying, historic
> mapping, duplicate ways, and Twitter.

LC's have their own mailing list... as for the rest, some of it seems
like tagging, some of it is non-mapping about imagery which judging by
your standards should be on it's own mailing list etc etc etc




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